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01/04/2011 08:24 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

CES 2011 Predictions: 7 Trends To Watch At The World's Biggest Tech Show

Las Vegas is currently gearing up for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world's biggest consumer tech expo. From Thursday January 6 through Sunday January 9, companies from around the world will convene at the Las Vegas Convention Center to debut their latest and greatest innovations.

We've been culling the rumor mine and staying on top of the buzz to bring you the hottest predictions for CES 2011. While some of last years hottest products--including tablet PCs, smartphones and 3D TVs--are back again, there are also exciting new gadgets that could prove to be the next big trends this year.

Check out our slideshow to see what could be in store, and share your own predictions about CES 2011 in the comments. Then, take a look at the coolest products from last year's CES, as well as 10 pivotal products from CES history.

What To Watch For At CES 2011